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of how we keep guns out of places that they are not allowed to be in this country, the u.s. congress in 1988 passed something called the undetectable firearms act. it said basically, your gun has to be detectable in an x-ray scanner. it has to have the equivalent x-ray signature of 3.7 ounces of stainless steel, even if you take out the magazine and the stock and the grips. even with those parts taken off, the remaining guts of the gun need to have a substantial metal component. so they will be seen on an x-ray machine. because of that law, we do not have fully plastic guns. that law was first passed in 1988. it was not particularly controversial. the vote in the house on that was 413 to 4. and president ronald reagan signed it. and tyranny was not unleashed upon the land. it is not controversial now that it is illegal to manufacture or sell a gun in the united states that is built to evade detection by standard means. we don't have plastic guns. we banned plastic guns. the ban has been renewed several times since. it is up for renewal again next year. when it comes up for renewal ne
in silver spring. u.s. marshals there in the 1800 block of granite to which -- greenwich drive. >> more breaking news. this coming on the heels of what happened in connecticut on friday. dick's sporting goods has suspended the sale of modern sporting rifles. >> let's get more from jummy olabanji for the latest. >> a spokesman said this morning this move was made out of respect to the victims and families of the sandy hook shooting. i will show you their web site. as of this morning, when you search for modern sporting rifles, it completely goes blank. you cannot serve to them on line this morning. it has not said how long it will suspend the sale of the rifles, but the move was made after reports that investigators are looking into whether or not suspected gunman adam lanza tried to buy a gun from the sporting goods store 12 miles away from newtown, connecticut. the store says, based on their records, they confirmed they did not sell any guns to adam lanza although police have not commented on that. no word on when guns will move back into the store in danny ferr --- danbury, connecticu
used by a u.s. construction company in kabul, afghanistan, today. the firm builds facilities for the u.s. military. two afghan workers were killed, and more than dozen others were wounded. the taliban claimed responsibility. and in the east, villagers held funerals for nine young girls who died in an explosion in nangarhar province. police said they may have triggered a land mine left over from the time of the soviet invasion. meanwhile, in northwest pakistan, a car bomb in a crowded market killed 17 people and wounded more than 40. the blast left a scene of scorched wreckage. in syria, the vice president now is warning that neither side will win the battle for control the untry. farouk al-sharaa is a longtime ally of president bashar al- assad's family. in an interview, he called for a national unity government with "broad powers." meanwhile, the violence raged on. rebel fighters claimed they captured an army infantry college near the northern city of aleppo. president obama and house speaker john boehner met today, amid signs of possible movement in the "fiscal cliff" negotiations. it
appealed the ruling. two weeks ago the u.s. court of appeals for the armed forces ousted that judge and overturned his order. jessica back to you. >>> thank you. hassan was studying to be a psychiatrist here in maryland and faces the death penalty if convicted. >>> what a difference a day makes. after a gloomy day yesterday today is looking pretty nice. taking a live look outside where the sun is shining after a wet morning. wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. meteorologist bernadette woods is inside updating these very nice temperatures. >> it is pretty incredible that this is a december afternoon. we're going to start out with first warning doppler radar and tell you the rain is gone, a couple showers still to the west, still a chance for a shower as we head through the afternoon but not a widespread rain. as far as temperatures go, with this westerly wind kicking up, it is remaining mild. the winds are going to gust upwards of 20 to 30 miles per hour this afternoon, but it's 58 degrees in baltimore, 61 in d. c. and these temperatures are still rising this afternoon.
to be breathing a sigh of relief in u.s. fiscal cliff negotiations. they finished the trading session with gains and in china anti-jaun, they -- and tie jaun they also -- taiwan they also posted gains. nasdaq, s&p 500, dow jones industrial average, they are all in pretty good ape and nasdaq is back above 3,000. >>> iphone owners are happy to have them back on their smart phones. there were more than 10 million beyond downloads to new maps since it was available. apple decided to drop the map but then the maps were harshly criticized and he offered alternatives. >> you have yours? >> yes. >> just imagine, television and twitter, working together. the new way twitter will measure how much television you are watching. >> plus workers will go on strike at oakland international airport. >>> get the top stories sent straight to your cell phone. get your morning wake-up call by texting the word wake up to 70123. hness of bleach. and free ourselves from worrying about the ones we love. new lysol power & free has more cleaning power than bleach. how? the secret is the hydrogen peroxide formula. it attack
in the u.s. >>> all right. switching gears the new year is going to be a busy one for the guy that people named the sexiest man alive. >> he is a fan favorite in the studios and besides tack lingfour new movie roles we will have details on a special role channing tatum is looking forward to. >> and temperatures are above average this morning. we are at 55 degrees in timonium. more of the same into the afternoon but the cold air is on the way. i will tell you when it arrives coming up. >> reporter: we are off to a foggy start and a serious crash shut down a portion of route 41 in hanover. details coming up in good morning maryland. every time someone chooses finish over cascade, it sparks a movement. look ! no ugly spots ! and see that shine ! you've got to try finish. because once they try finish, they can't keep it to themselves. i'm switching for good. wow ! awesome ! finish is seriously good. cannot believe how great it works. incredible shine. i won't use anything else. love, love, love finish ! so far over a million neighbors, friends, and family have switched to finish. join the fin
denominator is guns. let me show you a chart of assault from the u.s. and other countries from the 1960s on. how violent is this country? all the developed countries are down below. all those lines that are blue? see the red one at top we're so far ahead of everybody in violence it is absolutely repull repulsive. to give a sense of the last 50 years. out of the top 25 mass shootings, we have 15 of them. we're number one. when is it going to be enough? when we actually do something? all right michael moore had a tweet that i found to be interesting. you'll see these and then people will say hey, more guns are the answer. he said, if only the verse victim, adam lanza's mother, had been a gun owner she could have stopped this before it started. of course that's ironic, and he means it to be ironic. she was a gun owner. he used her guns to kill her and then 26 other people, and then himself. she had 12 guns. what happened? her mentally disturbed son got the guns, and in the end wound up with 28 dead. having guns in the house doesn't help you. it gets you killed. okay, i know, but gun enthusias
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